This is a premium double shredded mulch. It’s colored to this cinnamon color which is a reddish brown. It’s consistancy is slightly finer than the other color enhanced mulches. The colored mulches are a popular choice because of their ability to hold their color* longer than natural mulches or bark. It will last 2+ years although most people freshen it up year to year. The dye used to color the mulch is safe for plants, animals and the environment. 400 lbs. per yard.